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  • ampi logo

    Staying focused on maximizing members’ returns helped Associated Milk Producers Inc. (AMPI) achieve positive results in 2011. Leaders announced Monday the dairy marketing cooperative owned by 3,000 Upper Midwest dairy farmers achieved sales of $2-billion …

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    27 Mar 12
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    Nine conservation officer candidates will begin training Wednesday, March 28 as part of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ (DNR) Conservation Officer Academy, including a McLeod County Sheriff’s Deputy. Officials say it’s the first Conservation …

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    27 Mar 12
  • Herald Journal Photo of Chief Henrich

    Winsted Police Chief Mike Henrich has been named Officer of the Year by the Mcleod County Peace Officers Association. The Herald Journal reports the organization made the announcement at their annual banquet that was held …

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    27 Mar 12
  • Renville Sibley Fiber

    An Informational Meeting and discussion on the Renville-Sibley Fiber Optic project is taking place this (MON) evening at the Sibley County Courthouse in Gaylord. The $70-million project would bring fiber optic broadband internet services to …

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    26 Mar 12
  • Milk

    Results of the McLeod County Dairy Association Spring Banquet & Dairy Princess Coronation that was held Saturda, March 24th at the Pla-Mor in Glencoe are in. The new 2012-2013 McLeod County Dairy Princesses are:   …

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    26 Mar 12
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    A long-awaited Highway 14 construction project in southern Minnesota appears to be back on track. The project was nearly derailed six months ago by bids 31 percent higher than expected. But Matt Rottermond, project manager …

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    26 Mar 12
  • buskid

    A 5-year-old girl was allegedly assaulted by two 8-year-old boys on a New Ulm school bus last week. School officials say that the boys apparently pulled the girl into the back of the bus and …

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    26 Mar 12
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    It’s a foggy Saturday morning. A dense fog advisory is in effect today until 9 AM. After the fog clears, another nice day should follow. The National Weather Service forecast says it will be partly …

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    24 Mar 12